Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying)

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Building Construction Economics (including Quantity Surveying)

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements
If you are under 20, you must have NCEA Level 3 including 14 credits at Level 3 or above in three NZQA approved university entrance subjects, and Literacy: 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading and 5 credits in writing, and Numeracy: 12 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: specified achievement standards available through a range of subjects OR package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627- all three required).

If you are over 20, you must supply evidence of industry experience and/or alternative relevant qualifications.

Those applicants who do not meet the academic entry criteria may still be given provisional entry to year one at the discretion of the Programme Leader.

International students must also demonstrate English language skills equivalent to an IELTS overall band score (Academic) of 6.0, with no band score less than 5.5, or equivalent, from one test taken in the preceding two years.

Otago Polytechnic's policy AP0520.03 English Language Requirements for Those for whom English is an Additional Language also applies.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) prepares students for work-readiness in technical and professional roles in quantity surveying in construction sectors, nationally and internationally. It provides pathways into membership in professional bodies such as the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NZIQS) and the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB).

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$57,000

Median earnings two years after study

$64,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

75%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships

Provided by:

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme

Website:

https://www.mfat.govt.nz/en/aid-and-development/scholarships/types-of-scholarships

Value:

See 'Additional Information.'

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Clutha District Council: Tuapeka County Bursary Fund

Provided by:

Clutha District Council - Corporate Services Administrator

Website:

https://www.cluthadc.govt.nz/your-district/funding-schemes/Pages/default.aspx

Value:

Minimum bursary of $1000 is available annually.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otagopolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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